Usage Bulgarian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Uzbek
Scripts Пловдив(Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Serbian, Tajik, Uzbek Cyrillic) Պլովդիվ(Armenian) پلوۆدىيۆ(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. PLAWV-deef(Bulgarian, Macedonian) PLAWV-dif(English) PLOV-DEEV(French) PLOV-dyif(Russian) plob-DHEEB(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From a Thracian translation of the Latin name Pulpudeva, which is possibly derived from the given name Phillip and Dacian dava meaning "city, town, fortress". Alternately, it may mean "lake city" in Thracian. This is the name of a city in Bulgaria.